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New 'WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009' Backstage Brawl Video
Posted By: Jeffrey Kanjanapangka - Wednesday, September 24, 2008 2:50 PM

WWE SuperStars Chris Jericho and Shawn Michaels go mano-a-mano backstage in this scenario for the wrestling extravaganza WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009.  Grab a steel chair and find your "dance partner" November 9th when the game tags in on the Nintendo DS, Wii, PS2, PS3, PSP, and Xbox 360.

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 - Backstage Brawl




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Posted by thelegendarystm - Sunday, September 28, 2008 10:08 PM
They need to bring back the ability to wander freely throughout the backstage area. I loved when you could start in the ring, walk up the ramp, go backstage, go in a bunch of different rooms, find the environmental grapples in each room. That was good stuff.

I'm wondering what the breaking glass effect signifies, perhaps a KO?

Posted by Thundercracker - Friday, September 26, 2008 7:23 AM
if this game were xbox exclusive youd hear about how epic it was

Posted by strife515 - Friday, September 26, 2008 5:23 AM
The team that makes these games are the laziest designers i have ever seen. There is nothing new and it's using the same dated wrestling system. Don't buy it, just don't.

Posted by Galloway - Thursday, September 25, 2008 11:00 PM
If you see and hear it here, its realy cool

Posted by tetengo44 - Thursday, September 25, 2008 3:27 PM
why is hbk still wearing the same gear that he had on svr 2006 that is so crappy change it now! is like the same game every year!!!

Posted by tetengo44 - Thursday, September 25, 2008 3:09 PM
why is hbk still wearing the same gear that he had on svr 2006 that is so crappy change it now! is like the same game every year!!!

Posted by mafia28 - Thursday, September 25, 2008 8:49 AM
@blakseed

i just found out wrestling beat monday nite football ratings 2 weeks in a row so i guess people still watch lol
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Posted by unexplainedbacon - Thursday, September 25, 2008 3:28 AM
Man, this looks terrible.

At :45, Why does HBK stick his hand in his rear end? I know he's supposed to be grabbing it from the pain of being given a Northern Lights Suplex onto the concrete, but it really looks like he's sticking his fingers in there.

Also, the crowd noise is appropriate through most of this, since WWE crowds just ain't popping like they used to.

Posted by yagerme - Thursday, September 25, 2008 2:15 AM
this was on gt 4 weeks ago

Posted by plasticgiantcatbear - Wednesday, September 24, 2008 10:29 PM
Hahahaha, why does Shawn Michaels look like he belongs in Planet of the Apes movies? Does he seriously look like this these days? That looks terrible!

Posted by blakseed - Wednesday, September 24, 2008 7:19 PM
Does anyone watch wrestling anymore?

Posted by ifonlytobreathe - Wednesday, September 24, 2008 7:17 PM
I absolutely love how the white board explodes into glass shards just like the television does. br00tal.

Posted by silverneedle18 - Wednesday, September 24, 2008 5:40 PM
that soooo baad.
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Posted by MK20 - Wednesday, September 24, 2008 5:31 PM
Yeah, it looks like every WWE game that has come out since Smackdown 2 on PlayStation, and the video games on the 64 had the best game play out of all of them

Posted by influence - Wednesday, September 24, 2008 4:46 PM
garbage

Posted by N8R - Wednesday, September 24, 2008 4:44 PM
These wrestling games are all about gameplay. I still bust out No Mercy on my 64 every now and then. Compared to today's graphics it almost looks like Lego WWE.

Posted by Tman88 - Wednesday, September 24, 2008 4:29 PM
The TNA Impact game has better graphics.

Posted by SnowFlow - Wednesday, September 24, 2008 3:19 PM
that looks so crappy lol

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